Tag Archives: Christ

Sermon for Sunday July 24th, 2011

Family Survivor Series (part 3)

July 24, 2011

Ephesians 5:21-33

Truth #1

Husbands are to ________ their wives as Christ loves the Church.

 

  1. Husbands are to care for their wife’s ________________ needs.

 

  1. Husbands are to care for their wife’s ________________ needs.

 

  1. Husbands are to care for their wife’s ________________ needs.

 

Truth #2

Husbands are to love in a way that their wife __________ __________.

 

  1. A wife feels loved when her husband __________ _________ for her.

 

  1. A wife feels loved when her husband _____________ to her

 

  1. A wife feels loved when her husband demonstrates ______________.

If you are a husband, are you willing to love your wife in the way the Bible describes?

 

If you are a wife, how will you respond to your husband if he loves you as the Bible describes?

 

Sermon for Sunday July 10th, 2011

Family Survivor Series (part 1)

July 10, 2011
2 Timothy 3:14-17


Truth #1

The Word of God is our guide for marriages and families because it ______________ us.

Truth #2

The Word of God is our guide for marriages and families because it _____________ us.

Truth #3

The Word of God is our guide for marriages and families because it ________________ us.

Truth #4

The Word of God is our guide for marriages and families because it ____________ us.

 

Are you willing to submit to the authority of the Word of God in your marriage and/or family?

 

Sermon for Sunday June 19th, 2011

A Healthy Church (part 2)

June 19, 2011
Acts 11:19-26

6 characteristics of a Healthy Church:

Characteristic #1

The gospel is taught and preached.

Characteristic #2

There are people who believe.

Characteristic #3

The people demonstrate grace.

Characteristic #4

The people are ________________ to the Lord.

 

Characteristic #5

The people are filled with the ________ ____________ and full of __________.

Characteristic #6

The people practiced ____________________.

 

Which of these characteristics is most evident at Bethany?

Which of these characteristics is most lacking at Bethany?

What is your role in fulfilling these characteristics?

 

Sermon for Sunday June 5th, 2011

A Healthy Church (Part 1)

June 5th, 2011
Acts 11:19-26

6 Characteristics of a Healthy Church

Characteristic #1
The gospel is _________ & _________.

Characteristic #2
There are people who _________.

Characteristic #3
The people demonstrate _________.

Which of these characteristics are most evident at Bethany?

What is you current role in fulfilling these characteristics?

How might that role change?

Sermon for Sunday December 12th, 2010

The Songs of Christmas – Zechariah’s Song

December 12, 2010
Luke 1:67-80

Observation #1

Zechariah sang praise because God was sending a ________________.

Observation #2

Zechariah sang praises because God was __________________ His Word. .

Observation #3

Zechariah sang praises because God will ____________ His people from their enemies.

Observation #4

Zechariah sang praises his son John will ______________ the way.

How does Zechariah’s Song speak to your circumstances?

Sermon for Sunday December 5th, 2010

The Songs of Christmas – Mary’s Song

December 5, 2010
Luke 1:26-56

Observation #1

Mary’s Song is a song of __________ and __________.

Observation #2

Mary’s Song is a song of ________________ and ______________.

Observation #3

Mary’s Song is a song of __________ and _________.

How does Mary’s Song speak to your circumstances?

Sermon for Sunday October 17th, 2010

5 Characteristics of a Committed Christian (part 2)

October 17, 2010

Luke 16:19-31

Characteristic #2 _________________________________

Truth #1

Committed followers of Christ understand that the unbeliever is ________________________________ from God.

Truth #2

Committed followers of Christ understand the ____________  ____________ of hell.

Truth #3

Committed followers of Christ ______ ________ their concern for lost people.

4 actions are:

  1. ________

  1. __________ _________________________

  1. ________

  1. __________

Based upon this teaching, are you a committed follower of Christ?

How do your actions validate your commitment?

Sermon for Sunday October 10th, 2010

5 Characteristics of a Committed Christian (part 1)

October 10, 2010

Characteristic #1 _____________________________

5 reasons why a changed life is necessary:

Reason #1

A changed life ______________ spiritual rebirth.

Reason #2

A changed life __________________ others to accept.

Reason #3
A changed life ______________________ God’s grace.

Reason #4

A changed life is a _______________ of eternity.

Reason #5

A changed life results in a _______________ lifestyle.

Which of these closing statements best describes you?

“I am a committed follower of Jesus and I am experiencing a changed life.”

“I am a committed follower of Jesus, but I am far from a changed life.”

“My commitment to following Christ is not what it needs to be.”

“I am not a follower and my life is no different.”

How will your respond?

Sermon for Sunday April 11th, 2010

Free Indeed
April 11, 2010

John 8:31-41

Truth #1

When we ____________ the _________________ of Christ, we know the truth, and the truth sets us free.

Truth #2

When we ______________ in Christ, we are not longer _____________ to sin.

Truth #3

The freedom that Christ offers provides freedom to ____ all that God __________ us to ____.

Are you experiencing true freedom?

Are you willing to surrender to Christ and be free indeed?

Sermon for Sunday January 31, 2010

A Storm Story
January 31, 2010

John 6:16-24

Lesson #1
_______________ experiences storms, even ______________ followers of Christ.

Lesson #2
Jesus is ___________ ________ in the midst of a storm.

Lesson #3
We can fully ________ upon Jesus as we ________ through the storm.

Are you facing a storm today?

How would you describe your feelings during this storm?

How do these lessons help you to understand and endure the storms of life?

Sermon for Sunday October 11th, 2009

Next Time, With Christ
October 11, 2009

Matthew 26:26-30 1039/1543

The Jewish Wedding Process:

The Contract –
The Acceptance –
The Betrothal –
The Preparation –
The Wedding –
The Marriage Supper –

Implication #1
Jesus ________ the ultimate bride price for us.

Implication #2
Jesus has gone to ______________ a place for us.

Implication #3
We are to be __________ to meet Him.

Implication #4
We are to live in _______________________ of His coming.

Are you preparing for His coming?

How does your life demonstrate that you anticipate His return?

Sermon for Sunday July 26, 2009

John the Baptist
July 26, 2009

John 1:17-28

Who John was not:

Fact #1
John was not ______ ______________.

Fact #2
John was not ____________.

Fact #3
John was not ______ _______________.

Who John was:

Fact #4
John was a ________ with a message.

Fact #5
John was _______________ with water.

Fact #6
John was a ________________ of Jesus.

Life lessons from John the Baptist:

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